Asake, Tyla My Favourite African Artists – Tems


Grammy-winning singer Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has identified her compatriot, Asake, and buzzing South African singer Tyla as her favourite African artists at the moment.

The Oscar-nominated diva spoke on the red carpet of the Time100 Next Gala in New York recently.


The interviewer asked: “Who are your favourite African artists right now?”

Tems responded: “My favourite African artists right now are Asake and Tyla.”


She was one of the Honorees at the 2023 Time100 Next event. She was named as a next-gen voice.

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The ‘Essence’ crooner was not the only Nigerian who made the 2023 Time100 Next list. The CEO of health start-up, Cityblock Health, Dr. Toyin Ajayi, and tech founder, Wemimo Abbey, made the list alongside co-founder Samir Goel, for their startup, Esusu.

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